"One dreams of the goddess Fame, and winds up with the bitch Publicity." -- Peter de Vries
Lee Goldberg has posted an excerpt up from Elizabeth Royte's article Publish and Perish. According to the end of the article bio, Elizabeth is the author of two books with very long titles, and she writes for the NY Times, so we'll assume she's literati.
Personally I'm fascinated. I had no idea authors went through all this neurotic stuff. Wait, it's not a parody, is it?
And Dr. Sue, I'm telling you, a booth at the BEA is your road to riches.